California Consumer Privacy Act
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), signed into law on June 28, 2018, creates an array of consumer privacy rights and business obligations regarding the collection and sale of personal information. The CCPA went into effect Jan. 1, 2020. The California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), also known as Proposition 24, was a ballot measure approved by California voters on Nov. 3, 2020. It significantly amended and expanded the CCPA, and it is sometimes referred to as “CCPA 2.0.” CPRA became operative on January 1, 2023.
Name: California Consumer Privacy Act / California Privacy Rights Act
Short Name: CCPA / CPRA
Effective Date: January 1, 2023
Region | State : CA, US
Applicable Industries : (CCPA) is applicable to a wide range of industries that collect and process personal information of California residents, here are some of the types of industries that CCPA can applies to Technology & Online Services, Retail and E-commerce, Financial Services, Healthcare, Marketing and Advertising, Education, Manufacturing and Consumer Goods, Automotive, Professional Services.
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Right to be Informed
You have the right to be informed about the type of personal information collected and processed about you, and your rights to opt-out.
Right to Notice
Cal. Civ Code 1798.130 (a) (5)
Right to Access Personal Information
You may request that businesses disclose to you what personal information they have collected, used, shared, or sold about you, and why they collected, used, shared, or sold that information.
Businesses must provide you this information for the 12-month period preceding your request. They must provide this information to you free of charge.
Right to Access
Cal. Civ Code 1798.100(a), Cal. Civ Code 1798.110, Cal. Civ Code 1798.115
Right to Delete Personal Information
You may request that businesses delete personal information they collected from you and to tell their service providers to do the same. However, there are many exceptions that allow businesses to keep your personal information.
Businesses must respond to your request within 45 calendar days. They can extend that deadline by another 45 days (90 days total) if they notify you.
Right to Delete
Cal. Civ Code 1798.105
Right to Correct Inaccurate Personal Information
A consumer shall have the right to request a business that maintains inaccurate personal information about the consumer to correct that inaccurate personal information, taking into account the nature of the personal information and the purposes of the processing of the personal information.
A business that collects personal information about consumers shall disclose, pursuant to Section 1798.130, the consumer’s right to request correction of inaccurate personal information.
Right to Rectification
Cal. Civ Code 1798.106
Right to Opt Out of Sale or Sharing of Personal Information
A consumer shall have the right to request that businesses stop selling or sharing consumer’s personal information (“opt-out”), specifically to sharing for cross-context behavioral advertising, which is the targeting of advertising to a consumer based on the consumer’s personal information obtained from the consumer’s online activity across numerous websites.
Right to Opt-Out
Cal. Civ Code 1798.120
Right to Know What Personal Information is Sold or Shared and to Whom
A consumer shall have the right to request that a business that sells or shares the consumer’s personal information, or that discloses it for a business purpose, disclose to that consumer:
The categories of personal information that the business collected about the consumer.
The categories of personal information that the business sold or shared about the consumer and the categories of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or shared, by category or categories of personal information for each category of third parties to whom the personal information was sold or shared.
Right to Know
Cal. Civ Code 1798.115
Right to Limit Use and Disclosure of Sensitive Personal Information
A consumer shall have the right, at any time, to direct a business that collects sensitive personal information about the consumer to limit its use of the consumer’s sensitive personal information to that use which is necessary to perform the services or provide the goods reasonably expected by an average consumer who requests those goods or services.
Right to opt in for sensitive data processing
Cal. Civ Code1798.121
Right of No Retaliation Following Opt Out or Exercise of Other Rights
Businesses cannot deny goods or services, charge you a different price, or provide a different level or quality of goods or services just because you exercised your rights under the CCPA.
Right to non-discrimination
Cal. Civ Code 1798.125
Right to Private Action
An individual has the right to initiate private action on businesses under specific circumstances.
Right to initiate private action
Cal. Civ. Code § 1798.150